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  • Punjabi singer’s song in Indian film

    LAHORE: Punjabi singer and composer Bilal Saeed has sung an Urdu song for the upcoming Bollywood flick Ishqedarriyan...

    During a press conference at a café on MM Alam Road on Friday, Saeed said he usually sang Punjabi songs but in Ishqedarriyan, being released on May 15, he had sung an Urdu song...

  • Tribeca Film Fest: Sharmeen's 'Song of Lahore' receives standing ovation

    Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken's documentary 'Song of Lahore' received a standing ovation at its screening at the ongoing 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival at various locations throughout downtown Manhattan...

    The documentary focuses on the music community of Lahore, which until the late 1970s, was well-known for its music and talent...

  • Petitioner asks Lahore court to restrain Ali Zafar from releasing new song until PSL ends

    A civil court in Lahore on Friday asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and singer Ali Zafar to submit their written responses to a petition seeking to stop the release of Zafar's new song...

    In his plea, Rizwan Nawab, a resident of Lahore, said that the release of what he termed was a new song for the ongoing Pakistan Super League "will damage the rating and popularity of PSL edition five"...

  • ‘Struggle for promotion of Punjabi to continue’

    LAHORE: The National Conference of Languages and Cultures will be held next month to highlight the hurdles impeding recognition of all languages of Pakistan, according to World Punjabi Congress Chairman Fakhar Zaman...

    He was addressing at the International Vaisakhi Punjabi Mushaira here on Sunday...

  • POETRY: GERMAN CADENCES IN PUNJABI

    The translator’s problem is that he is a performer without a stage, a performer who, when all his work is done, has something that looks just like the original, just like a play or a song or a composition, nothing but ink on a page...

    However, Mushtaq Soofi takes it upon himself to translate Brecht’s poems into Punjabi...

  • A Punjabi writer with no formal education

    Gifted with a sharp eye and a seeker’s heart, Punjabi poet and novelist Nazar Hussain Jani was born to a daily-wage labourer in the small village of Goppay Raaey at the bank of the Ravi on the outskirts of Lahore...

    Learning ‘kitabat’ (ecriture) from traditional Kaatib, Ali Muhammad, at Rang Mahal, Lahore, in the early 1960s was a watershed moment in Jani’s life that led him to the job of a professional Kaatib at a daily in Bahawalpur...

  • A melodious voice of Punjabi folk singing

    Singing for the fellow shepherds in the grazing fields was the first platform for the Punjabi folk singer Safdar Mahi...

    Mahi moved to Lahore during the mid-1980s where meeting singer Talib Hussain proved changed his life...

  • Punjabi elite enemies of their own culture: Fakhar

    LAHORE: World Punjabi Congress chairman Fakhar Zaman has alleged that Punjabi bureaucracy, elite and politicians are enemy of their own language and culture, whereas the Sindhi, the Baloch and the Pashtun want Punjabi language to get its rightful place...

    He regretted that discriminatory treatment was consistently being meted out to Punjabi in the very land where it was born...

  • Punjabi play promotes peace, tolerance

    SAHIWAL: Sandal Natak from Faisalabad performed a 30-minute Punjabi play at Divisional and District Public School Auditorium on Wednesday...

    ?NAAT COMPETITION: Hina Sadiq, a masters student of Government Post Graduate College (GPGC), secured third position in the provincial-level naat khwani competition held under the auspices of chief minster’s programme in Lahore on Tuesday afternoon...

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